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and candidate mitt romney. in his speech last night, president obama criticized mitt romney's plan. >> the centerpiece of mitt romney's plan is a $5 trillion tax cut skewed toward the wealthy. he's been pitching this plan for almost two years now. >> boo! >> no, no. don't boo. vote! >> reporter: there were protesters as well. people protesting the crackdown on medical marijuana. there were anti-war protesters an romney supporters as well were gathered -- and romney support as well were gathered. you are looking at some highway patrol officers who just arrived here about five minutes ago. it looks like they are preparing possibly for the presidential motorcade that will probably happen here sometime in the next couple of hours. the streets are closed to vehicle traffic. you can see pedestrians are getting through here just fine. we've seen some intercontinental employees actually having to go to the police and show them their work i.d.s just so they can get through. it is pretty high security. now the, the president will -- now, the president will leave here and head to ohio where h
mitt romney won. but the president's favorability only increased to 1% and it was pretty much the same for romney whose paverrability picked up to 54%. the candidates are on a campaign -- favorability picked up to 54%. the candidates are on a campaign blitz today. >>> back here at home, b.a.r.t. says it is making noticeable improvements with cleaner trains. for the first time in 15 years, b.a.r.t. says it reached its goals for cleanliness. b.a.r.t. started to replace hundreds of the cloth seats with easy-to- -clean vinyl seats. new ones are being -- easy-to- clean vinyl seats. new ones are being installed. >>> the prices for the game, they are more expensive here than destroy, sal. >> there's a little more money chasing here. >> it's not cheap getting to the world series in any city. if you are trying to get there using public transportation tonight, the city of san francisco is urging you to use muni or b.a.r.t. we'll talk about that. i want to take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. a lot of people trying to get into san francisco right now. this afternoon before the game, you are
7:06. >>> in election news mitt romney's campaign is re- energized after what many are calling a solid performance in the debate with president obama. >> i apologize mr. president, i use that term with all respect. >> coming up for you at 7:15, which of the candidates did the best according to debate watchers surveyed and also a closer look at some of the statements made about tax cuts. >>> in other news a memory is being planned in san francisco for am bas discoer chris stephens, killed in libya. his parents shared photos with us here at their home in oakland. stephens was killed september the 11th when protesters attacked the u.s. embassy in been been ben ben gazi. they are doing that there. >> they are doing that blue angels show there. and get more information about that and the rest of the festivities in san francisco, go to and look for the hot topic section and there is a lot going on. >> a lot going on. >> uh-huh. >> you always warn drivers to be careful. >> keep your eyes on the road. >> keep your eyes on the road. we keep our eyes on sal. >> traffic is doing
. >> president obama and mitt romney spar from their debate. who won the foreign policy match -- spar in their debate. who won the foreign policy debate? well, good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'mer to campbell. >>> we're following developing news. there was a lot of police activity during the last hour. alex savidge is live on 13th avenue and 19th street and alex, we hear you have new developments. >> i was able to talk with a sergeant here from the oakland police department who said this operation was part of a larger series of search warrants and arrest warrants served throughout the city. this street was blocked off for several hours this morning is now back open. but just up the block, police are inside of a home. want to show you what this looks like. a s.w.a.t. tame converged on a home here at 13th avenue near 19th street -- team converged on a home here at 13th avenue near 19th street. a man and a woman were taken from a house here. it's unclear what the charges are. a sergeant on the scene confirms to me that a number of people, more than just those two, were taken into that
swing state. romney with a slight edge, 49% backing romney. 48% backing the president. a "time" magazine poll shows president obama holding on to a five-point lead in ohio. 49% favoring the president and 44% supporting romney. both candidates are focusing their efforts on the swing state. >>> 7:07. the fbi now joining a search for a missening petaluma boy who may be -- missing petaluma boy who may be heading to the east coast, new york city, to meet a pennsylvania man what he met online. his parents say they discovered communication on his parents student and children. they believe -- communication on his parents' computer. >>> there was a theft at a dental office in vallejo. police broke into the office and tanks were taken. those tanks are used to calm down anxious patients. >>> facebook says the foundation that will offer grants to nonprofits in the south bay will start to award funds at the end the year. they say $500,000 in grants will be distributed to number profits. the investment is part of a deal, in exchange -- in exchange for almost doubling the number of employees. sal says
shot him. >>> president obama and mitt romney came out swinging in their second debate last night. >> the president's policies have been exercised over the last four years and they haven't put americans bark to work. we have fewer people working today -- >> coming up at 7:15, the winner of the debate, according to the overnight polls. >>> here in the bay area, some students at st. mary's college gathered to watch the debate and share their reaction. >> i feel like obama stands for the minority. i have always been a obama supporter. >> i think that romney did a very good job. he was able to nail obama really, really well on pivotal points that will be important for this election. >>> reports of a shared workspace for computer programmers in silicon valley may have solved a compliance problem. the company discovered the problem and the business plans to move in this december. >>> the san mateo bridge is temporarily closing the day after tomorrow. caltrans will shut down the span for the weekend so crews can about out there and make quake repairs. they plan to fix a cracked beam. the
election and tonight, president obama and mitt romney face off in their second debate. political reporter jamie dupre joins us via type from hemp stead, new york, the site of tonight's debate. so how will the town hall style change the debate? >> reporter: it will definitely be different, tori. compared to the other two where you just had two ditts and a moderator. this time -- candidates and a moderator. this time there will be about 80 so-called people asking questions. they will be in the audience right there on stage with the two candidates and they will be the ones asking most of the questions tonight. so it won't be your usual kind of situation because of that tori, a lot of experts believe this is a difficult situation for either candidate. you cannot go it extremely negative and really lash out at the other person simply because you have these voters away -- voters a few feet agray this you and. round 2 of this debate, very, very important we saw how much the poms have moved. not only nationally but in key states. >> absolutely. so a lot of people saying the president really needs
by alice waters and then a concert with john legend follows. republican presidential momny, mitt romney is expected to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia institute. coming up at 7:15, the changes that he says he would make and the results of the latest gallup pole in gal -- gallup poll. allie rasmus is live -- >>> alley rasmus live at a pumpkin weighoff. off to our left, you can the stage where the pumpkins will be hoisted via forklift. >> reporter: the growers are competing for thousands of dollars in prizes. last year's pumpkin weighed 17,000 pounds. the grower took home an $11,000 prize. we talked to some of the contestants and they said there's a lot of work that goes into this, including transporting them. growers pack the pumpkins into their pickup trucks and trailers from orie grin and washington. prior to that, they spend the -- oregon and washington. prior to that, they spend the entire summer babying their plants. >> i think a lot of it is luck. we work very hard on the work on our soil. the work on our soil will start tomorrow when we get back for next seas
showing romney gaining in the presidential race. allison in washington with the details of that and also what happened last night when the president and romney were back on the same stage. >> reporter: a new poll shows romney with his widest national lead yet up by seven points. now another poll showed him up by two points but we just saw that a new poll is out today showing romney and the president in a dead heat. the president is holding a lead in some key swing states. romney and the president were back on the same stage for a charity dinner in new york city last night. they poked fun at each other and themselves. romney joked about his attacks on big bird and the national debt. >> in the spirit of seasame street the president's remark approximates brought to you by the letter o and the number 16 trillon. >> the unemployment is at its lowest level, i don't have a joke. i just thought it would be useful to remind everybody that the unemployment rate is it's lowest its been since i took office. >> reporter: and because everything seems to be about keeping score one person noted that r
. >>> well president obama and mitt meet tonight. it's the final debay -- and mitt romney meet tonight. it's the final debate. this debate will focus on foreign policy. we'll bring you the latest poll numbers heading into the debate tonight. >>> back mere at home, today is your -- back here at home, today is your last day to register to vote. janine de la vega is live in san jose right now. i know you are talking to people about the upcoming elections. are most people aware of the deadlines? >> reporter: no, they are not. we've been driving around san jose talking to people as they are getting their moving cup of coffee and we've been asking them have they registered to vote. no, they didn't know today was the last day. the office in san jose will be open at 8:00 a.m. and stay open until midnight to register. people come to the polls here, and during the last one in 2008, 86% of the registered voters cast their ballot. several people we spoke to were interested in voting on prop sixes which funded education. whichever the issue, the voters want their voices heard. >> i think everybody shou
for the white house. why protesters gathered out in romney's san francisco home. >> a check on traffic. 880 in hayward. c.h.p. responding to a hit and run accident in the northbound direction. we'll keep on eye on that one. it's 7:13. this is mornings on 2. >>> good sunday morning. it's 7:15. a beautiful sunrise already. the cloud cover on the increase. we could soon be talking about some rain. more on the timing in a few minutes. >>> a wildfire burning in lake county is now contained. the 29 fire near lower lake burned a home and 11 vehicles before firefighters put that out. in all, about 300 acres burned. the cause of the fire hasn't been determined. >>> police are investigating a fatal shooting in a crowded mcdonald's parking lot in stack on the. it happened yesterday afternoon on north wilson way. celeste garys say at least one person was shot, or at least one shot was fired in the busy lot, hitting a 38-year-old man. >> the victim walked up to the vehicle, and right after that shots fired out of the vehicle. >> police haven't released a motive for the shooting, but say the victim was n
romney are encouraging early voting but where hurricane sandy is going to hit, they are expecting a much lower early voting turnout. >>> both the president and challenger mitt romney are canceling campaign stops in virginia. instead of appearing in virginia. he is headed back to ohio. ho canceled his stops and will also stop in ohio and florida before heading back to the white house to monitor the storm. >> he has led a key role for many years. but this year. typically both democrats and republicans are riding on that decision. both the president and mitt romney are neck and neck and they made more than a dozen stops to the state. >> they have been traveling to the buckeye states to get the last votes. >> this is a big deal. we are not picking a president for four years here. we are choosing a path for this country that will last a generation. >> mitt romney will stay in ohio until tuesday and bill clinton will be in ohio tomorrow afternoon. >>> california voters are tolerant of people who are in the country illegally. it comes after they voted to stop undocumented immigrants from using
in the success of wednesday's presidential debate, republican nominee mitt romney is in the electoral rich state of florida. romney and his wife anne were greeted by a throng of supporters waving american flags in st. petersburg,. >> he got a chance to explain his program, how he will create new jobs. did you hear what he had to say? i didn't either. >> later, the romneys shook hands and posed for pictures at with customers at a cuban restaurant. >>> there interest you might have heard the big bird interest comment. that was at a romney rally. romney said he will cut federal funding for pbs, which airs sesame street. the rally was organized by the florida consumer action network. >>> early voting begins in california next week, and if you wants to get your vote in early, head though your county election office in the next few days. but don't forget, monday is columbus day, so the county offices should be closed. ballots for people voting by mail will be sent out tuesday when the post office reopens from the holiday. >>> how will you vote in you can take our quiz to help. you will find the presid
president obama. 47% say they support mitt romney, the republican presidential nominee. in terms of unemployment and budget issues, romfry i -- romney appeared to have the edge. president obama had an edge on tax, healthcare and foreign policy. president obama and romney face off tomorrow night in denver. the stakes are especially high for romney when it comes to women voters. we'll have more on that at 7:15 when we go live to our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> the oakland as beat the texas rangers, 4-3. the as are heading back to the playoffs for first time in six years. [ cheers ] >> struck out all three batters at the top of the 9th. the celebration started. that means at the very least, the as clinched one of the two american league championships. the celebration moved into the clubhouse. the champagne, the beer was knowing. the players started dancing, too. coco crisp played a big role in the game, doubling in the go- ahead run and epscoreed the eventual run. you know, you wouldn't think that all of these rookies would be doing something like this but they have better mentalit
is surfacing before the first debate. >> reporter: dave, the romney campaign insists it had nothing to do with releasing this video but conservative talk show hosts are making a very big deal about it, showing it -- saying it shows president obama engaged in a divisive class warfare. it's from a 2007 speech at an historicry black speech and in it, he praises jeremiah wright who he has denounce -- denounced and the victims did not get the help they needed in hurricane katrina. >> where is new orleans now? >> reporter: the obama campaign says release the video is a transparent attempt to detract from mitt romney attacking those americans who don't pay taxes. president obama took a break and visited hoover dam yesterday. back to you. >> thank you. there will be events in the bay area at democratic headquarters in antioch and the sonoma county republican party and the tea party express will be holding events as well. in san francisco a group called technology for obama will hold a debate watch party at the temple nightclub. and you can, of course, watch the debate live right here on ktvu chan
. >> in election 2012 news. president obama and mitt romney say the stakes are high involving this tuesday's debate. they will spend the week preparing. the president needs to turn in a much stronger performance than weeks ago. he has had hours of practice sessions with former senator john kerry. >> meanwhile of romney returned from ohio to his new england home to study. he picked up an average of five points after the first debate. >> tuesday's debate is being held at hofstra university in new york. format is a town hall meeting. participants will be undecided voters selected by the gallup organization. you can see the debate right here on ktvu. >>> the romney campaign is at odds with the state of michigan. coming up in nine minutes why romney supporters have filed a lawsuit against wisconsin. >> right now. felix bumgardner is making an attempted free fall from the edge of space. these are live pictures from roswell, new mexico. he was put into the capsule an hour ago. >> they are waiting for the light wind to die down. they say the earliest time the launch could happen is 9:00. he is scheduled to
summer. >> the president and romney will be on the same stage tonight. this time at a maker charity dinner. allison report those are both claiming the win in the tuesday debate. >> reporter: the president and romney are both back on the campaign trail, each putting his own spin on tuesday night's town hall brawl. for the president the push is onto win more female voters. he sees romney's comment one that's sparked a massive reaction online. >> we don't have to order up binders to find qualified, driven young women to learn and teach and start businesses. >> reporter: for romney the theme is obama has nothing to deliver in his second term. >> don't you think that it's time for him to finally put together a vision of what he would do in the next four years? i mean he has -- he has to come up with that over the weekend because there is only one debate left. >> reporter: we are still waiting for the results of major national and swing state polls taken the day after the debate to see if either candidate got a bump in support from the debate. reporting live from washington dc. allison
, mott is gonna be standing on the -- mitt romney is gonna be standing on the same side of the stage as president obama. the entire race of this presidency is gonna be changing. >> he's a good debater, mitt romney. >> let's go to jamie dupree via skype what. is being said -- skype. what is being said? >> reporter: well, usually, my guy is gonna be -- he's the champ and has been. mitt romney has had a lot more speniance in the last year or so -- experience in the last year or so. think about all of those debates for the gop nomination. romney always seemed to come ready to those debates with one or two-liner zingers. obvious you will, when there's only -- obviously when there's only two people here it will be only mitt romney and president obama. i would say one thing when it comes to expectations, we always talk up these debates and then they seem to be a borging -- boring muddle. i don't remember any good lines from considerry or mccain -- kerry or -- from kerry and mccain. >> this is divided up into six different sections, correct? >> yes. >> this first debate is all on domestic i
will tour storm damage in new jersey while mitt romney lets -- gets back on the campaign trail. coming up for you at 7:15, how -- how sandy is affecting the presidential race and why one of mitt romney's prominent supporters is praising president obama. >>> and at , you can get all of the later -- and at, you can get all of the information about sandy and how you can help the victims. >> they need a lot of help. >> yes. >>> want to check in with sal. see what's happening on the roads. it's gonna be a little different morning, i imagine because of the parade in san francisco. of course a lot more people, a lot of the b.a.r.t. lots are filling up quickly. so just make plans if you are still trying to get to the city. maybe you can get a friend or take the bus to the b.a.r.t. station. we have more people getting in through. i had a friend of mine say, what's going on? why are all of these people going into the city. then i told them why and i told them it would be a bigger backup than usual. this morn's commute is gonna be moving along fine getting to the oakland airport.
, that is a surprise because economists were expecting unemployment to pick up. president obama and mitt romney will both be campaigning in virginia this morning, the obama campaign took a hit with his debate performance this weeks this will give him something to crow about today. the romney campaign, mitt romney issued a statement saying this is not what a real recovery looks like. he goes on the say, the real unemployment rate is closer to 11% if you count the people who stopped looking for work. there is also a lot of speculation on line on social media this morning, that the obama administration could be fudging the numbers. we took that question right to the secretary of labor this morning. she tells us it's ludicrous to say the numbers could be manipulated. >>> secret service has new policies in place after one of the most embarrassing scandals in the history. it would ban excessive drinking and the share of work related information on sites including facebook. this comes five months after more than a dozen employees of the secret service were accused of drunken partying with prostitutes
to at least 30 years in prison this week. >>> mitt romney says if elected, he will get tough on china. he's pledging to designate china as a currency manipulator. that's a step no u.s. administration has taken for any country for 18 years. some say the moves would set back relations to china. they also say it could hurt efforts with china on issues with iran. >>> recent polls show president obama beating romney by just 1 percentage point in florida. >>> 7:16. the only vice presidential debate of the season takes place tonight in danville, kentucky. alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with what both candidates are saying about tonight's debate. alison? >> polls show most voters think congressman paul ryan will win tonight's debate. it's at center college in kentucky. ryan admits he's nervous but says he's gonna emphasize the clear differences between the obama and romney campaigns. >> joe biden has been on the stage before. this is my first time. but what he can't run from is president obama's indefensible record. >> biden is much more experienced on the debate stage. he parti
to go. the radio "-- the radio ads are targeted. mitt romney is in ohio and that's dash an that's become pretty much a must-win for the republican. president obama is off the trail doing a number of interviews. >>> both president obama and mitt romney have celebrity supporters which can make for some interesting moments on the campaign trail. ♪ >> katy perry made a fashion wearing a dress designed to look like a ballot and you will notice the box next to president obama is filled in. >> and meet loaf sur fryersed mitt romney by joining him on stage last night. john rich and randy owen singed in singing "america the beautiful." meatloaf says this is the first time he's ever endorsed a candidate. >>> a badly wounded 15-year-old pakistani girl and her family have been reunited. the girl was shot back on october 9th. she was transported to britton ten days ago, when her condition began to get much worse in pakistan. her family flew to be with her. she's been a very active since she was 11 years old. officials are out there still searching for the suspect. >>> the two young children appear
a toll on their equipment. >>> president obama and mitt romney face off in their second debate tomorrow night. i'm gonna show you a picture of the debate stage at hoff ster university in new york. coming up at 7:15, the fine line anlive lift -- anlife lifts say -- analysts he will have to walk in this debate. >>> a setback in the mirkarimi place. last week, four supervisors voted to reinstate him amid debate over what constitutes official misconduct. groups that work with domestic violence victims tell the "chronicle" the case has shaken people's confidence when it comes to issues of family violence. >>> could the super bowl be coming back here to the bay area. later on today, we may find out if it's possible. janine de la vega joining us now from the stadium. how are the fans reacting to just the thought? >> reporter: dave, fans are very hopeful. we're here at the 49er headquarters where you can see the construction is already going on here at this hour. crews are coming here on the site to work on the $1.2 billion stadium. this state of the art facility could be the site of the super
, gigi. >>> new jersey governor chris christie will join mitt romney in ohio. lomny told the des moines register that he will not -- romney told des moines register that he will not support any legislation on this if elected president. >>> president obama is back at the white house today after also campaigning in ohio yesterday. the president has a meeting scheduled with secretary of state hillary clinton following the congressional hearing. looking into the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. then tomorrow, president obama heads back out on the campaign trail in florida which is the largest battleground state. >>> arguments begin today in a landmark supreme court case that could affect who gets into college. coming up at 7:45, what the court could decide about the future of affirmative action. today's soft opening of the new target store in san francisco. alex savage is live at the metreon at 4th and mission streets. how is it looking so far? >> reporter: well, some decent crowds have shown up. the store just opened a half an hour ago. it's official. the sign says it all. it's now o
. the polls are mixed. >> how much did mitt romney and president obama take away from this? what are they taking away from this as they prepare for next tuesday? >> reporter: that's gonna be a very interesting point. you asked a very good question there. what would you pull you out of biden last night that you wanted the president to talk about? would it be attacking the president or going after him on portion or other ires. i'm sure the democrats are looking to see what works in their mind last night. what did not. big bird didn't come up. i thought it would but it didn't. on the flip side, i'm sure republicans are gonna focus on this one statement where he seemed to go what the state department said on the attack in libya. biden said, i thought very clearly, there had been no requests for diplomats for extra security. that is just not sure. i would bet that you will see the republicans attack a little along those lines and then go after the president where they can. next week's format is a town hall format so a little different where you will have voters right next to the candi
also been sandbagging to try to protect the base. >>> romney has canceled his trip to virginia beach. he has scheduled two campaigns today in florida. the president's campaign had no plans to cancel his trips to new hampshire today. he did move up a planned trip to orlando though on sunday. >> the president devoted his weekly video address to a consumer watch dog he helped create to protect people's credit scores. >> the companies that put your credit score together can make mistakes. they may think you had a loan or a credit card that wasn't yours. they may think you were late making a pavement when you were on time. when they mess up you suffer. >> the president said if you have a complaint about your credit score you can tell the group about it at consumer >> new software will let americans americans overseas to vote. they fill it out online and send it back to the united states by traditional mail or by e-mail. >> it's very important to be able to vote from here. i have been doing it for the past ten years and it's always been difficult and now it's getting easi
is prepping for the debate in new york. romney also gearing up for that. he is meeting top advisers in ohio. later today he has two campaign stops there. >> a shooting outside the obama campaign office in denver. own bullet shattered an office window. nobody was hit. the broken window was boarded up. police say they have a description of a vehicle of interest and they are trying to find if the office was targeted or hit by a stray bullet. >>> we know how much money victims of the aurora colorado shooting will get from donations. families plus victims who had permanent damage will get 1 75,000 dollars each. others will get an amount based on how long they were in the hospital. >>> the sheriff of san joaquin county count county said he was takenna back by a report that mixed remains were given to a victim's mother. a box of bones was given to joan shelley, she was told they were her daughter but a lab later said only some of the bones belonged to her daughter. one of the bones is being tested to see if it belongs to another girl, missing since 1988. the sheriff said he stands by how this of
for the white house. this one shows a slight uptick for mitt romney. it's a gallup daily tracking poll. it says his improved numbers among registered voters give him 48% of the vote. the gallup poll also says among likely voters, romney has a 5% lead over the president. 51% to 46%. now, in some parts of the station, early voters are turning back. look at this polling place in miami. but in some states in the path of the east coast storm, early voting had to be canceled. the gallup poll is saying 15% of registered voters nationwide is already voting. >> it is 8:17. the u.s. supreme court says it's going to decide next month if it will take up two irons that are being closely watched by gay rights supporters. the court is now scheduled to meet privately on november 20th 20 discuss challenges to california's proposition 8, the ban on gay marriage. the justices will also consider four other cases considering the constitutionality, that's the federal law that defines marriages as between only a man -- only a man anded a would. -- a man and a woman. >>> san francisco's gay, lesbian, bisexual transgen
's important to help the recovery. >>> don't expect to see obama or romney this weekend. both men are preparing for the third and final presidential debate. its going to happen on monday. the focus will be on foreign policy. foreign policy attracted new attention after last month's terrorist attack in liby. >> lawmakers have released documents showing chris stevens pleaded with his bosses at the state department for more security. they say he wrote his last cable just hours before terrorists stormed the embassy and killed him and three others. the message was labeled sensitive. in it stevens discussed growing security problems in the area and that libya's police force was to weak to protect the country. >> two real aspects. one is the events leading up to the attack and the failures there and then what clearly is either a cover up or is gross incompetence. >> back in june he signed another cable cataloging an increased number of attacks including a plan to blow up the embassy. >> today is the first anniversary of a capture and death of gadhafi. he ruled libya for four decades and forces fin
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